Daily Archives: October 25, 2017

What can Bob Rae do to help solve Burma’s Rohingya crisis?: Walkom

ASEAN has an obvious role in Rohingya crisis

Representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations meeting next month in Manila need to address the crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine state at its root causes if the suffering of the Muslim Rohingya is...
Thousands of starving Rohingya refugee children scrounge for food in Bangladesh camps.

U.S. will not label the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar as ‘ethnic cleansing’

  U.S. government officials declined to characterize the treatment of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims as ethnic cleansing but listed new measures including targeted sanctions Washington is considering to address the crisis. Mark Storella Deputy Assistant Secretary of...
A Rohingya woman and her child returning to the Basara camp in Sittwe, the provincial capital of Rakhine State in Myanmar. Credit Adam Dean for The New York Times

Across Myanmar, Denial of Ethnic Cleansing and Loathing of Rohingya

  SITTWE, Myanmar — The Buddhist abbot tucked his legs under his robes and began to explain. Rohingya Muslims do not belong in Myanmar, and they never have, he said. Their fertility allowed them to overwhelm...

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3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

3 killed in rocket attack on army tugboat in western Myanmar

YANGON, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Three soldiers have been killed with another injured in rocket attacks by an insurgent group on an anchored tugboat...
FILE PHOTO: Men walk at a Rohingya village outside Maugndaw in Rakhine state, Myanmar Oct 27, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state

d telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region,...
Last year Mahathir Mohamad castigated Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi for defending the military's crackdown on the Rohingya. (Photo: AFP/Mohd RASFAN) Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/mahathir-asean-rohingya-malaysia-11650358

PM Mahathir vows ahead of ASEAN meet to help Rohingya bound for Malaysia

BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders...
More than a million Rohingyas in the squalid refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar are living a life full of misery and hardship. (AN Photo)

Life at a Rohingya camp: An Arab News report

Rohingya youth also faced with extremely limited educational and employment prospects DHAKA, Bangladesh: It was in the evening of June 18 in Dhaka that I...
Rohingya refugees rest in a police station in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, after they were prevented from going on a sea voyage to Malaysia, May 15, 2019.

US Report: Bangladesh Ignoring Sex Trafficking of Rohingya

Bangladeshi criminal groups take Rohingya women from refugee camps at night, exploit them in sex trafficking and return them during the day, the United...